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Mark T. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1004) interviewed by Louis Rosenblum and Lya Dyn Rosenblum

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-1004

Videotape testimony of Mark T., who was born in Lwów, Poland in 1919. He recounts emigration of two of his five siblings in the 1930s; ethnic tensions including antisemitism; Soviet occupation; being drafted into the Soviet air force in 1940; serving in Voronezh; returning home due to illness; German invasion in June 1941; help from an Ukrainian friend; deportation to Janikowo in 1942; working as the doctor's assistant thus avoiding hard labor; receiving extra food from Polish kitchen workers; escape to his hometown; incarceration and escaping twice again; hiding in a forest bunker with his sister when all Jews were evacuated from the town; receiving assistance from Poles and Ukrainians; liberation by Soviet troops; hearing antisemitic remarks; traveling to Austria, then Germany; studying dentistry; marriage; and emigration to join his sister in the United States.

T., Mark, 1919-
Wilmette, Ill. : Holocaust Education Foundation, 1987
Interview Date
January 25, 1987.
2 copies: 3/4 in. master; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
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Mark T. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1004). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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